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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4255 • Petter Jonas Bergius to Carl Linnaeus, 21 September 1769 n.s.
Dated 21 Sept. 1769. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

This letter contains Petter Jonas BergiusísBergius, Petter Jonas
(1730-1790). Swedish. Physician and
botanist. Professor of natural history
and pharmacy at Collegium Medicum,
Stockholm. Linnaeusís student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
brief remarks on the following Cape Erici species specified by Linnaeus in his last letter [Linnaeus to Bergius, 12 September 1769Letter L4259]:

Erica gnaphalodes, Erica quinquangularis, Erica lutea, Erica nudicaulis, Erica ferrea, Erica subdivaricata, Erica transparens, Erica milleflora, Erica virgata.

Bergius would be very flattered if Linnaeus within the field of botany would have the same confidence in him, as Nils Rosén von RosénsteinRosén von Rosenstein, Nils
(1706-1773). Swedish. Physician
and professor of medicine. Colleague of
Linnaeus at Uppsala. The founder of
modern pediatrics. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
has within medicine

Bergius will keep the rest of Linnaeusís list of Cape species until they meet in Stockholm.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Bergius, XIV, 188).

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 150-152   p.150  p.151  p.152.